Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Getting Started with MAAS and Juju: MAAS Overview

For a while, I have been wanting to write about MAAS and how it can easily deploy workloads (specially OpenStack) with Juju, and the time has finally come. This will be the first of a series of posts where I’ll provide an Overview of how to quickly get started with MAAS and Juju. What is […]

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PowerNap Improvements session at UDS-O

After the success of the improvements of PowerNap in Ubuntu Natty 11.04, we will be having another session st UDS-O Thursday the 12th at 15:00. In this session we will discuss the following: Second Stage action when running in PowerSave mode. Support for port-ranges in Network Monitors Changing the polling monitoring system to an event […]

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HA Cluster Stack Session at UDS-O

Thursday the 12th at noon we will be having the HA Cluster Stack session. In the session we will discuss the following: Discuss the adoption of new upstream releases of the HA Cluster Stack to include in Oneiric in preparation for the next Ubuntu LTS release. Finish up work items from previous sessions (mainly documentation). […]

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PowerNap Improvements for Natty

For all of those who don’t know, “PowerNap is a screen saver for servers except it doesn’t save your screen, it saves the environment and lowers your energy bill.” Dustin Kirkland :). PowerNap was originally created by Dustin to be integrated with (UEC), but it has been extended for Home use. Originally, it put to sleep machines […]

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TestDrive: Testing an Ubuntu ISO in real Hardware??

So, last month I was reading the “Unity Desktop and maverick backport” thread at the ubuntu-devel list. The discussion at some point became about How to Test Natty (Unity Compiz specifically) in real hardware from early stages in the development cycle. So, Dustin recommended the use of TestDrive to do the testing. However, he also […]

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UPDATED: Cluster Stack and PowerNap sessions at UDS-N

At UDS-N (Natty) I’ll be leading these two sessions: Cluster Stack for Natty The Cluster stack session will be divided in two main parts. The first part we will discuss the current status of the Cluster Stack in Ubuntu, things that have been and haven’t been achieved so far, as well as the features we […]

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UPDATE: High Availability for the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) – Cloud Controller (CLC)

UPDATE So I finally had the time to write the OCF Resource Agent for the Cloud Controller as promised. It is an early Resource Agent and currently is tested for CLC’s running in Ubuntu ONLY (UEC). But first what is an OCF Resource Agent? An OCF RA is an executable script that is used to […]

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Installing Zenoss on Ubuntu 10.04

Zenoss (Network Monitoring and IT Management tool) has been running with Python2.4 for quite a while now, making it impossible to be run in a few Ubuntu releases. However, this has now changed. Few days ago they announced the migration of Zenoss to Python 2.6. Please see the announcement here. If you wish to help testing, […]

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Ubuntizing People!!

About two months ago I made a post where I mentioned how I introduced some friends into Ubuntu… They showed their desired to see what it was and how it worked. The post is here: The Need to Ubuntize people. Anyways, the thing is that before going to the UDS I showed one of my […]

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Quickly Rocks!

So… I gave it a try… and I liked it. The last few weeks I was programming (after a long time) for a project of one of my classes. Since I wanted to learn python for a while, I decided to do my project in Python. At first, it was just going to be a […]

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